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Hot Hits

Lewis Black

Strathmore
Sun. Apr 14
Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin.

Confection

Folger Shakespeare Library
Mar. 21 – 24
Third Rail Projects’ newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts. In this 45-minute experience.

Grand Hotel, The Musical

Signature Theatre
Apr. 2 – May. 19
At the bustling Grand Hotel a series of eclectic guests and staff including a fading ballerina, a destitute baron, a wannabe-starlet typist, and an ailing bookkeeper collide in a non-stop musical toast to the high life.

Antonio Sánchez

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Apr 4
Drummer and composer Antonio Sánchez is riding the crest of a musical wave that began with his Golden Globe and BAFTA-nominated score for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).

Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton with members of the National Philharmonic

Strathmore
Sat. Apr 6
Fischer and her band return to Strathmore, this time for a fully orchestrated performance.

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra: Cosmic Depth

Strathmore
Sun. Mar 31
From Maryland’s capital to the Music Center, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) shares memorable symphonic music in this afternoon program.

The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert

Strathmore
Thu. Apr 18
The animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville & Charest are back; with Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, he recreates live the original score as the film itself is beamed onto the big screen.

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 24
The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.

The Portland Cello Project - Performs Radiohead's OK Computer

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Mar 24
Portland Cello Project presents a thrilling performance of the album Rolling Stone Magazine called a “stunning art-rock tour de force.”

Eliot Chang

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Mar 29
Now is your chance to experience Chang’s comedy live at AMP!

Tinsley Ellis & Coco Montoya

AMP by Strathmore
Tue. Mar 26
Two of blues’ finest players share AMP’s stage.

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Signature Theatre
Thru Apr. 7
Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative work, a brutal and elegant exploration of the unifying virtue of art and what things are most worth saving when the world is collapsing.

Spotlights

Philharmonix

Sixth & I
Sat. May 4

Chucho Valdés

Sixth & I
Sat. Apr 6

Broadway Center Stage: Tommy

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 25 – 28

Jay Leno

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 26

Love's Labor's Lost

Folger Theatre
Apr. 30 – Jun. 9

San Francisco Symphony

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 23

Shakespeare's Birthday

Folger Theatre
Sun. Apr 14

Tastes of the Mediterranean

Folger Theatre
Mar. 29 – 31
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